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AKEELAH AND THE BEE***1/2

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Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne team up for the tale of an 11-year-old girl who overcomes the odds -- and her mother's objections -- to get a spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. With Keke Palmer and Curtis Armstrong. Written and directed by Doug Atchison. (112 min, PG)

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